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July 13, 2000

2000 Mercedes Benz S Class and CL Class Automobiles Recalled

Detroit, MI  (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Transportation Administration (NHTSA) has published the recall of certain 2000 Mercedes Benz S Class and CL Class automobiles because an internal defect in the circuitry of the blower motor regulator may cause the regulator to overheat.

This can cause the surrounding plastic, insulation, and wiring to deform and possibly melt or burn.

7,100 vehicles manufactured between January - May 2000 are affected by this recall.

Dealers will replace the blower motor regulator.

The manufacturer has reported that owner notification was to begin during late-May or early-June 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-800-367-6372.

[NHTSA Recall No. 00V141/Mercedes-Benz Recall No. 2000050002]

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers July 13, 2000.

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA 
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

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